Hickory Underground Water Conservation District No. 1
Serving Central Texas since 1982
On the Square in Downtown Brady
The District was created by an order of the Texas Water Commission on June 9, 1982, and organized under the terms and provisions of Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution and Chapters 35 and 36 of the Texas Watder Code. We were formed to "formulate, promulgate, and enforce rules and regulations for the purpose of conserving, preserving, prevention of waste, protecting, and recharging" the waters of all aquifers within the District boundaries. In short, our mission is to protect your groundwater.
We cover approximately 1.7 million acres over an stretch that includes all of Mason County and portions of McCulloch, San Saba, Concho, Menard, and Kimble Counties. The elected board is comprised of five directors.
The Board generally meets on the second Thursday at least quarterly at the District office, located on the northeast side of the square in Brady. For information on board meetings and posted agendas, go to Texas Register and type in the agency name (Hickory Underground Water Conservation Dist No. 1). Scroll to the end of the form and hit the "search" button
Next Board Meeting is March 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
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The Board ensures that control of District groundwater remains in the hands of local citizens in the District.
The District employs three staff members: David Huie is our Manager, Angelina Bonetti Deans is the Assistant Manager, and Ronnie Moore is our Lab and Field Technician.